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Monday, September 19, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Community Health Systems Inc., which owns hospitals in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys, could be shedding the business. The Tennessee-based company confirmed this morning that it is “exploring a variety of options with financial sponsors, as well as other potential alternatives.” The statement, posted on its website, follows a report by Bloomberg […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

CHICAGO – The American Bar Association will honor retired federal appellate judge Nathaniel R. Jones, who grew up and began his legal career in Youngstown, Ohio, as a Difference Maker for Breaking Barriers Sept. 30, the bar association announced Friday. The award is bestowed on an attorney, living or dead, who broke barriers based on […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber is working with companies that collectively are considering some $2 billion worth of  projects, but the presidential election has put many decisions on hold, a chamber official said. “That’s something we run into every time there is a national election where there could potentially be changes in […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – “Magic Treats!” is the theme for the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra’s 51st season that features two public concerts Oct. 30 and April 30, 2017. In addition to these two concerts, the orchestra performs free school concerts for hundreds of school children in Trumbull County. Season subscriptions are available at www.warrenphilharmonic.org and single-performance tickets […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – Eric Walker admits it’s good time to open a store specializing in comic books and related pop culture items. Films featuring the characters published in Marvel’s and DC’s comics regularly top the box office nowadays, such as this year’s Captain America: Civil War and Suicide Squad. And in recent years the small […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

COLUMBIANA, Ohio – Eric Walker admits it’s good time to open a store specializing in comic books and related pop culture items. Films featuring the characters published in Marvel’s and DC’s comics regularly top the box office nowadays, such as this year’s Captain America: Civil War and Suicide Squad. And in recent years the small […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — During the nearly 13 years Tanay Hill worked in a bank branch, she remembers the many high school students on the verge of adulthood who had no idea about how to balance a checkbook and other basics of personal finance. The problem wasn’t restricted to low- to middle-income clients, either, she continues. […]

Monday, September 19, 2016

It wasn’t long after Liberty Township resident Marc Dann was elected as Ohio Attorney General that things started to unravel for the politician. First came a story by former Tribune Chronicle reporter Steve Oravecz that pointed out the woman whom Dann raised as his daughter and other supporters received state jobs after he took office. […]

Friday, September 16, 2016

WESTLAKE, Ohio – Nordson Corp. announced Friday that it plans to combine its existing screw and barrel operations in Youngstown, New Castle, Pa., and Pulaski, Va., into “a single expanded manufacturing center of excellence in Austintown.” The plant site, which Nordson is leasing, is the former Tamarkin warehouse on Victoria Road that supplied Giant Eagle […]

Friday, September 16, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Ohio’s unemployment rate in August was 4.7%, down from 4.8% in July, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. Unemployment in the state was a tenth of a percentage point higher than August 2015’s 4.6% rate. Nationwide, unemployment was 4.9% last month, unchanged form July and down from […]

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